Docking Employee Satisfaction Survey 2022-23 Timeline

  • Spring 2022: Docking Institute of Public Affairs sent a survey focused on employee satisfaction to 9,190 UPS and USS employees at the six Regent Universities in Kansas; ​At KU, 3,105 employees were surveyed, with 1,678 responses (364 USS; 1,314 UPS)
  • November 2022: Results shared with KU campus via email; Reports added to the Staff Senate website (now available at:
  • January 2023: Staff Senate President, Jessica Chilcoat, presented the results to University Senate and KBOR
  • Spring 2023: AIRE staff conducted further analysis on the results; KU Docking Survey Advisory Team was formed; website to host information about the survey and campus engagement was launched
  • May 9, 19, 31 and June 6, 2023: Four campus engagement sessions for staff​
  • July 2023: Advisory Team formed smaller working groups and met to craft recommendations within four areas of focus; recommendations report was forwarded to the Provost
  • September 21, 2023: Public Forum to present recommendations and next steps.